Dec 5, 2012 8:00am PST
like education are a path laid to burning the right to be heard. because a lot of communities are saying we just don't believe that you care about us. i think that having folks who communicate well is a ticket to making that hard battle happen. greg: i read his books and offense. your latest one, you revert to the republican party as hard wing conservatives. that they are being pushed into political relevance. >> yes, for example, the fight over the fiscal cliff is taking place between speaker boehner and the white house. they put republicans in the senate in a rare type of position where they are in the game, but they are not the leaders of the game. see what is going on in the senate in general. we're republicans should have the majority of the senate, if not highly ontological candidates were nominated by the party base. thinking of someone like richard murdoch in indiana. there's no reason the democrats should not hold that seat. they are putting republicans in the senate at a disadvantage. >> the other thing is that ted cruz is a tea party candidate, marco rubio is a tea part
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
have a background in education. jon: and your husband has a degree in economics -- >> he does. jon: and when, when you went to him and said that you wanted to, what, expand the line? >> yeah. he said to me, you can't keep doing this yourself. so we decided to really in earnest make an attempt to make this become a company, and we've been very successful with it, and it's been a ton of fun. jon: again, i just find it so fascinating because you took aspects of things you're interested in, for instance, equestrian events, and decided that that might be kind of an interesting business. >> it is. it's a niche that we found in the market, and we felt that there was a need out there for the american-made products that was being bench made and made by hand with lots of integrity in a very authentic brand. and we did find that the niche we suspected was out there is, indeed, there, and our clients are very loyal to us. jon: and your workers are primarily amish, is that correct? >> they are. we've been able to give jobs to quite a few women in our local community as well as in eastern pennsy
Dec 10, 2012 8:00am PST
its new home at the national museum of naval education in pensacola florida. we have an a and t recovery manager who helps recover the planes. and an admiral. why did you want to see this one on the surface. >> this is an airplane that represents the greatest generation in world war 2 roam. these young men and women who flew the aircraft, and maintained the airplanes the wildcat was our front-line fighter at the beginning of world war ii. to bring an aircraft like this back into existence for all americans and people from around the world to see is critically important to our mission of presenting and preserving the history of naval aviation. jon: these things were pretty rugged when they were built but it's pretty hard to bring them to the surface half what, 6 5:00 years without them breaking to piece. how did you do that? >> well, i want to say it's really difficult, but we've been doing it for years and we've done it a number of times. we do it just very slowly and very carefully. >> towing it as i understand it you had to tow this thing underwater slower than a person walks.
Dec 13, 2012 8:00am PST
college education, and many schools are going out of their way to attract even more students from china. claudia cowan is live in san francisco with more on all of this. what's driving the search? >> reporter: well, jenna, you can start with china's booming economy and rich middle class. it means for the first time in china's history millions of families can afford to send their children to american colleges and universities, help them get those valuable degrees and start networking, and these families are willing to the pay full freight, often tens of thousands of dollars in tuition while their children are free to study what they want. >> we have a lot of freedom to choose classes, professors, your career path, academic path whereas in china everything is set already. >> reporter: there are now 194,000 chinese students enrolled in this cub. jenna, that is one out of every four international student. jenna: so a lot of benefits, but what about the challenges associate with the this type of, i guess you can call it aggressive recruiting? >> well, on some campuses, you're right. it's bee
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
steve cook, president of the michigan education association. he says this. whether the proponents call this rite to work or freedom to work, it is freedom to freeload. many unions say if they don't have people come in to join the unions, pay dues, necessary, unions lose power. unions in their argument protected working conditions and wages for years in this country. this is the big transition. not only state to go through it. we do expect rick snyder at any moment today to sign this legislation into law. we'll take you back to michigan as we hear more. obviously a lot of people on both sides debating this today. rick: we're all over that important story. we're also following new developments out of north korea and that country's plan to test a long range rocket. the launch was scheduled to happen any day now. north korea dismantling the rocket to take it off the lawn of pad. is the north caving in to international pressure or could this mean something else entirely. >>> also a kansas family murdered in their homes. the year, 1959. that story brought to live in the chilling crime book.